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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1126510



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ely

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48712

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THE COLLEGE 1. 1082 Cellarers House (Boarding House of Kiiag's School) (formerly listed as part of Residences incorporating remains of TL 5479 2/102 Infirmary including Chapel) 23.9.50. I GV 2, The Cellares House, now a boarding house of King's School extends south at the west end of Infirmary Lane. It is probably of earlier date than Infirmary. The ground storey has massive walls and a Norman barrel vault. Much of the building was demolished in 1770 when the dwelling was built on the south side. The north side has 2 bays of the C12 Infirmary arcade, with rickly ornamented arches and capitals. The roof is tiled, with flat headed dormers. the buff coloured house on the south side was built in 1770 and an upper attic storey was added in the C19. The south front has 5 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in flush cased frames. A central C19 gabled porch projects on the front. The west front is C19 with 2 stone mullioned bays, in C14 style and 2 crow-stepped gables. The roof is tiled, with 5 C19 gabled dormers on the south front.

The Dark Cloister, Powcher's Hall, the Painted Chamber (Walsingham House), the Chapel of the Infirmary (Deanery), the Black Hostelry and Cellarers Chamber and Cellarers House (Boarding House of King's School) form a group.

See also general group description under the Cathedral of The Holy Trinity.

Listing NGR: TL5413680178

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National Grid Reference: TL 54136 80178


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